DuPont Co

E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (NYSE: DDPRA, NYSE: DDPRB, NYSE: DD), commonly referred to as DuPont, is an American chemical company that was founded in July 1802 as a gunpowder mill by Eleuthère Irénée du Pont. DuPont was the world's third largest chemical company based on market capitalization and ninth based on revenue in 2009. Its stock price is a component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average.

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Campaign Finance

$11,659,784 Given

Figures are based on itemized contributions reported to the Federal Election Commission and state agencies. Please note that:

  • contributions under $200 are not reported, and so are not included in totals.
  • only contributions from individuals and organizations to candidates are included. Various accounting measures and more exotic contribution types are excluded.
  • contributions are matched based on organization and recipient name reported within each election cycle. Contributions using an incorrect or non-standard version of the name may be missed.
  • corporate name changes and mergers may cause figures to differ from those of the Center for Responsive Politics.
  • organization totals include known subsidiaries of the organization.

For more information, please see our campaign finance methodology page. Lobbyist bundling data is described on our lobbyist bundling methodology page.

federal data covers from 1989 roughly through Q2 2014
state-level data is not available in bulk for 2014. for current state data, browse
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$57,611,937 Spent

Figures are based on lobbying activity reported to the Senate Office of Public Records. Reported dollar amounts are required to be accurate only to the nearest $20,000. For organizations whose primary business is lobbying, we display total income and top clients. For organizations that are not primarily lobbying firms, we display total amount spent on lobbying and top lobbying firms hired.

For more information, please see our lobbying methodology page.

covers roughly through Q2, 2014

Lobbying on Behalf of DuPont Co

View all lobbying data for DuPont Co Sources: Lobbyist Registration Tracker


Mentioned in 4374 dockets; Submitted to 245 dockets

All data is based on documents downloaded from The first table shows mentions: all documents that include the name of the company anywhere in the document or document metadata. The second table shows submissions: all documents where the submitter metadata included the company name. Each table shows the top 10 dockets, ranked by number of occurrences.

Matches are based on a search for the company name. Variations in the company name, such as acronyms, nicknames or alternate names may cause documents to be missed. The mention of a company name in a document may be incidental and does not necessarily indicate that the company has any relevance to the document. Company names that are common English words may erroneously match with text that is not referring to the company.

Not all agencies submit public comments to For a list of participating and non-participating agencies see here. Agencies that do submit to have varying levels of accuracy and completeness.

Regulations and public comments can be downloaded in bulk here.

updated daily from by way of Docket Wrench

The tables show occurrences of "DuPont Co" in public comments on proposed federal regulations.


$3,200,000 Received

Figures are based on both committee earmark disclosures and on analysis of appropriations bill text. Table shows top 10 earmarks, ordered by dollar amount in the final version of the bill.

For more information, see our Earmark Methodology page.

Top Earmarks

Fiscal Year Amount Description
2008 $1,600,000 Dupont Electronic Technologies DuPont Co: Soldier Systems- Advanced Development -- Acid Alkaline Direct Methanol Fuel Cell Technology
2008 $1,600,000 DuPont Co: Defense Production Act Purchases -- Production of Affordable Direct Methane Fuel Cells Components
2008 $0 DuPont Co: Weapons and Munitions Advanced Technology -- Production of Affordable New Shaped MER Titanium
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EPA Violations

37 Enforcement Actions

Figures are based on data from the Environmental Protection Agency’s ECHO website. The ECHO database contains federal and state environmental enforcement actions. Data displayed here includes only those actions that began after 2000 and resulted in fines of over $1 million.

Actions where the company was the sole defendant are listed first. Actions where the company is one of multiple defendants are listed subsequently.

For more information see our EPA methodology page.

covers through EPA's October 19, 2011 release
Case Name Defendant Date Locations Amount
Conoco Inc.-Wood River Products Terminal (National Case) Conoco Inc. - Wood River Products Termina 2007 Hartford, Il; Roxana, ... $96,892,497
Conoco Incorporated - Westlake, La. Conoco Incorporated 2002 Ponca City, Ok; ... $82,624,000
E.I. Dupont De Nemours & Co.(National Case) E.I. DuPont DeNemours & Company 2008 Darrow, La; La ... $66,668,750
Dupont Sulfuric Acid Plant - Wurtland, Ky (National Case) E.I. Dupont De Nemours & Company 2008 Wurtland, Ky $29,668,750
E.I. Dupont De Nemours & Co (National Case) E.I. Dupont De Nemours & Company 2008 Richmond, Va $29,668,750
Dupont - Fort Hill Plant (National Case) (Lead) Dupont Fort Hill Plant 2008 North Bend, Oh $29,668,750
Conoco, Inc. Conoco, Inc. 2002 Billings, Mt; Commerce ... $26,076,000
E. I. Du Pont De Nemours And Company (Dupont) E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (DuPont) 2005 Washington, Wv $16,500,000
Peters Cartridge Factory Admin Order On Consent Ei Du Pont De Nemours And Company 2004 Kings Mills, Oh $10,205,043
E.I Du Pont De Nemours & Company E.I du Pont de Nemours & Company 2006 Washington County, Wv $2,020,000
View all EPA violations data for DuPont Co Sources: EPA ECHO Enforcement Data

Advisory Committees

149 people on 93 committees

Data is based on disclosures required by the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA). Matches are based on the occurrence of the company name in the committee member affiliation. Variations in company names may cause some matches to be missed.

The table shows only the top 10 agencies. To search and download raw records from the complete dataset see the FACA data section.

covers through 2011

Table shows employees of "DuPont Co" that sat on federal advisory committees.

  • Agency
  • Representation
  • Toggle National Science Foundation 69 people on 33 committees
  • Toggle Department of Health and Human Services 24 people on 17 committees
  • Toggle Environmental Protection Agency 24 people on 11 committees
  • Toggle Department of Commerce 7 people on 8 committees
  • Toggle Department of Energy 8 people on 6 committees
  • Toggle Department of State 7 people on 2 committees
  • Toggle Department of Defense 2 people on 6 committees
  • Toggle Department of Agriculture 5 people on 3 committees
  • Toggle National Endowment for the Humanities 2 people on 1 committee
  • Toggle Department of the Treasury 2 people on 2 committees
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